National Affairs: Tagged

Last week a group of Chicago aldermen decided that there had been too many tag days in their city. They planned a reductio ad absurdum. At one session of the City Council they got their drowsy colleagues to ordain tag days for the following: The Brewers' & Bartenders' Union; Tom, Dick & Harry, unemployed; ex-King Alfonso;* the Chicago White Sox (which has lowest standing in the American League). When the drowsy aldermen discovered how they had been tagged, the ordinances were revoked.

*Last week he bought a château near Senlis, France, for $720,000.

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